Tag Archives: Miroslav Klose

Brazil vs Germany – Reactions “That was football from another world”

by Bundesliga Fanatic Staff

History! Simple as that. The record books were completely rewritten in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday evening as Germany swept aside the World Cup hosts with the biggest semifinal win in competition history. Miroslav Klose also broke Ronaldo’s record and became the World Cup’s all-time leading goalscorer. For Brazil meanwhile it was misery all around. It […]

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A Personalized Blueprint: How Germany can beat France in the World Cup Quarterfinals

by Rahul Rangarajan

The moment that Franck Ribéry was deemed unfit to participate in Brazil, France took the first step forward in their pursuit to achieve international glory. Having initially struggled to come to terms with the loss of Bayern Munich’s talisman, Les Bleus have finally managed to hurdle through the daunting shadow of the attacker’s absence by […]

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Germany’s performance against Ghana leaves Jogi Löw with plenty of work to do

by Leon Weber

The clock had already ticked past the 90-minute mark in Germany’s 2-2 draw with Ghana, when Jogi Löw could no longer contain his frustration: visibly angry that his team gifted Ghana the chance to score the winning goal on the break just before the end of the match, the DFB coach kicked the Brazuca, which […]

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VIDEO – All 15 Miroslav Klose World Cup Goals

by Cristian Nyari

Miroslav Klose made history in Germany’s second group stage game against Ghana.  He not only had the second-fastest goal by a German substitute in World Cup history, he also tied Ronaldo as the competition’s all-time goalscorer. It all started with an inconspicuous yet effective performance against Saudi Arabia in Germany’s 2002 opener, scoring a hattrick […]

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Germany 2 – 2 Ghana: Klose’s Historic Goal Grabs Point for Germany

by Randall Hauk

Toni Kroos’ kick from the corner, at the start, looked like a lot of corner kicks you’ve seen before. The Brazuca traced an arc through the oppressively hot air from where Kroos’ right foot broke the ball’s inertia toward the edge of the goal area, sailing well above all 1.92 meters of a leaping Per […]

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Player Ratings: Germany vs Ghana

by Cristian Nyari

In arguably the best game of the tournament so far, Germany came from behind to draw a resilient and powerful Ghana 2-2. Goals from Mario Götze and Miroslav Klose preserved an important point in the so called Group of Death.  After falling behind 2-1, Miroslav Klose scored within a minute to draw Germany level and […]

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Looking Deeper at the Striker Drought for die Nationalmannschaft

by Silas Swarbrick

As early as 2010, German national team coach Jogi Löw already stated that “attack and left-side of defense were the two positions where we have problems in Germany.” The problem with the German attack is once again in the spotlight, thanks to recent injuries to both Miroslav Klose and Mario Gomez, leaving Löw with limited options. Playing […]

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The eternal Miro – The story of an unlikely career

by Niklas Wildhagen

One can’t help but be impressed if one takes a closer look at Miroslav Klose’s stats. The 35-year-old has scored 121 goals in 307 Bundesliga appearances, he has gotten on the score sheet a total of 68 times during his 131 matches for the national team and after moving to Italy at the age of […]

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Fair play, Aaron Hunt

by Niklas Wildhagen

It’s the 75th minute of the match between 1. FC Nürnberg and Werder Bremen. The Green and Whites are on their way forward on a counter attack trying to build on their 2-0 lead. In the end it is Aaron Hunt who gets into the penalty area on the way through on goal. In the […]

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Klose ties Gerd Müller, Lahm reaches 100 caps and Germany one step closer to Brazil

by Cristian Nyari

Germany’s 3-0 win in their World Cup qualifier against Austria was all about milestones.  Captain Philipp Lahm became only the 11th player to reach 100 caps for the national team while Miroslav Klose finally equalled a record most thought was unreachable, tying the great Gerd Müller as Germany’s all time top goalscorer. Meanwhile, coach Joachim […]

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